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June 12th

The Catch: Meeting the premier prospects of the NBA Draft: Part II

June 12, 2012

Last week we met the top nine PG, SG, and SF prospects of the 2012 NBA Draft. This week, let’s not waste any time. Starting with the all but guaranteed No. 1 overall selection, come draft night, here are nine of the top frontcourt prospects in the 2012 NBA draft class.

Tuesday (6/12) local digest

June 12, 2012

Post 60 wins, ties at Harwood
The Valley City Post 60 American Legion baseball team got a win and a tie in Harwood Monday.
Post 60 won 10-2 in the first game, but tied 4-4 in the second game, which ended after the second inning due to darkness.
In the first game, Chase Carpenter picked up the win on the mound and allowed only three hits. He also went 4-5 with two runs scored, two runs batted in and two stolen bases. Jaden Keys went 3-4 with two runs scored and Josh Gilbertson went 2-5 with one run, two RBI and two stolen bases.

ND Cowboy Hall of Fame induction events

June 12, 2012

Special to the Times-Record

BISMARCK, ND - The North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame (NDCHF) finalized plans for the 2012 induction weekend June 22-23, in Medora, with special recognition programs and receptions to acknowledge the current (and past) inductees in to the Hall of Honorees of the NDCHF – Center of Western Heritage & Cultures: Native American, Ranching and Rodeo.

Stephanie Mayfield leaves EVP position at Chamber

June 12, 2012

Stephanie Mayfield has left her position as Executive Vice President at the Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce as of Friday.

To honor her service, the Chamber held a farewell open house Friday afternoon.

Mayfield is excited for her next adventure to stay at home with her 4-year-old daughter. She said her daughter’s daycare closed and instead of trying to find a new one, she decided to stay home with her.

Mayfield has been with the Chamber for more than two years; she started in March of 2010.

Landowners vocal over drain reassessment

June 12, 2012

“Opinions don’t matter, they’re going to do what they want to do,” said one landowner as he left a public hearing on the Thordenskjold Drain reassessment.

Time capsule offers church a look into former years

June 12, 2012

On Oct. 18, 1953, the cornerstone was laid at the St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church in Valley City. Along with it, a time capsule was secured for a future congregation.

The Church opened the capsule following services on Sunday at St. Paul’s new location.

“To be able to open it,” said the Rev. Mathew Sprunger, “it was really awesome.”

Sprunger will celebrate three years with the church in August, and said that the former pastor of the church, Donald E. Kolander, handpicked many of the articles that were placed in the capsule.

June 10th

United Way of BC to go duckin’ down the Sheyenne River

June 10, 2012

Special to the Times-Record

The Valley City Area Chamber of Commerce announces that this year’s proceeds from the Annual “Duckin’ Down the Sheyenne” rubber duck race will go to United Way of Barnes County.

The annual fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 16 during the Rally in the Valley festivities.

Applications were reviewed by the Chamber Board on Friday, May 18.
There were many local youth-orientated organizations who applied. The United Way will use the funds to support the many worthy groups within Barnes County that they support.

Summer reading program launched by more than 110

June 10, 2012

Summer Reading fun: Over 110 children plus teens and adults have helped launch our Summer reading program. Keep on coming. Join the fun!
After a week off, I needed to get back (up to snuff). Meanwhile, Politeness will get you most anything! In “The Duckling Gets a Cookie” by Mo Williams, a children’s title, Duckling asks (politely) for a cookie, with nuts, and receives it immediately. Pigeon is jealous! He complains loudly and long about asking and not receiving. Finally, Duck says he got the cookie for Pigeon. Then Duck politely asks for another cookie, without nuts!

Young speedsters compete in VC’s Soap Box Derby

June 10, 2012

Spectators lined Central Avenue Saturday as they watched rivers speed down the hill in motorless cars sponsored by area businesses.

Competitors in the 17th annual Soap Box Derby were divided into two divisions, stock and super stock. The derby was conducted as a true double-elimination event with each race consisting of two heats against the same opponents. The drivers swapped lanes and wheels between each heat.

With temperatures soaring to almost 90 degrees and winds quite gusty at times. the drivers still had fun racing their gravity-powered race cars.

Libertarian seeks N.D. seat in U.S. House seat

June 10, 2012

Eric Olson, the Libertarian candidate for North Dakota’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, has lived in Fargo for most of his life. He studied business administration and computer networking at Minnesota State University Moorhead and Northwest Tech. He runs XPI L.L.C., an inventory business that serves convenience stores, and also works for IMS, an internet retailer that sells military surplus equipment.

There’s been a lot of candidates going after that House seat, how do you think you’ll fare this year?

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